Dallas offers BBQ, Tex-Mex, JFK centennial history as well as craft beer

Dallas offers BBQ, Tex-Mex, JFK centennial history as well as craft beer

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Since everything is bigger in Texas, perhaps it’s little wonder Dallas residents call their hometown “the Big D.” The Lone Star State’s third-largest city by population has seen history both glorious and ignominious since John Neely Bryan hammered down stakes on a small plot of land along the Trinity River in 1841 in the […]

Dallas on verge of bankruptcy due to pensions

Dallas on verge of bankruptcy due to pensions

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock Dallas is on the verge of bankruptcy due to untenable pension problems. The Dallas police and fire plan is only 45% funded. Lump sum withdrawals have escalated, and it’s only a matter of time before such withdrawals are halted. The fund needs a billion dollars in funding this year, the equivalent […]

More than 100,000 new U.S. hotel rooms slated for 2016

More than 100,000 new U.S. hotel rooms slated for 2016

By SoAzNewsX Hoteliers are expecting an increased demand for hotel tooms througout the U.S. this year. Hotel developers are working to meet that demand. From Travel Pulse: According to hotel research firm STR, approximately 865 hotels comprising roughly 103,230 rooms are currently under construction and scheduled to open in 2016. “Post-2009, lenders in the hotel […]